Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory



Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Grade
PK 92
K 118
1 117
2 119
3 109
4 93
5 94
6 106
7 101
8 99
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Aurora, Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 1,048 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory is the 13th largest public school in Colorado and the 950th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,048
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 13th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 947th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 30th out of 1,072

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Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 554
(53%)
15,528
(52%)
 Female 494
(47%)
14,467
(48%)

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 440
(42%)
16,246
(54%)
 White 400
(38%)
5,786
(19%)
 Black 92
(9%)
5,187
(17%)
 Two or More 81
(8%)
1,237
(4%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
1,203
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
220
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
116
(0%)

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 541
(52%)
9,028
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 415
(40%)
18,637
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(9%)
2,330
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory is ranked 56th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 887
2011 916
2012 1048

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 21
2011 22.7
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.46110484780158
2011 0.5
2012 0.4837786259542

Compare Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 48.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Aurora, CO
Public PK - 08 1,048 21:1  
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Public PK - 05 575 18.1:1 5 miles
Bethel Christian School
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Private PK - KG 61 9:1 5 miles
Side Creek Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 698 22.5:1 5 miles
Aurora Frontier K-8
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Public KG - 08 626 19.5:1 5 miles
Green Valley Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 709 20.3:1 5 miles
Peace with Christ Christian School
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Private PK - 08 243 15:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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